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Where the woods end / Charlotte Salter

Friday, June 7th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Kestrel, a young huntress, lives in a seemingly endless forest crawling with dangerous beasts. But the most dangerous beasts of all are the Grabbers–beings that are born when you are and stalk you throughout your life, waiting for the perfect moment to snatch and eat you. No one has ever defeated their Grabber once attacked, and those that die from accidents or other creatures are considered “lucky.”

Beggone the Raggedy Witches (Wild Magic; #1) / Celine Kiernan

Friday, June 7th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

On the night that Aunty dies, the raggedy witches come for Mup’s family. Pale, cold, and relentless, the witches will do anything for the tyrannical queen who has outlawed most magic and enforces her laws with terror and cruelty – and who happens to be Mup’s grandmother. When witches carry off her dad, Mup and her mam leave the mundane world to rescue him.

The cursed ground (Zora & me; #1) / T. R. Simon

Friday, June 7th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Image result for zora meWhen a young man’s body is found by the railroad tracks, the murder and its mysterious circumstances threaten the peace and security of a small Florida town. Zora believes she knows who killed Ivory, and she isn’t afraid to tell anyone who’ll listen.Whether Zora is telling the truth or stretching it, she’s a riveting storyteller.

The case of the perilous palace/ Jordan Stratford

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Ada’s imperious grandmother has absolutely shut the Wollstonecraft Detective Agency down–until they get a case from a princess, that is.

The princess Alexandrina Victoria, age 9 (who will grow up to be Queen Victoria), is the most closely watched girl in England. She is never alone. Every morsel she eats is catalogued. Every visitor overseen. Every move noted down. She has but one thing of her own–a sketchbook she uses as a secret diary, where she records her private thoughts in code. But now, somehow, that sketchbook has disappeared.

Carnival magic/ Amy Ephron

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Tess and Max are back in England for another summer with their Aunt Evie – this time by the seashore in South Devon. And they’re incredibly excited about the travelling carnival that’s come to town. There are rides, games, acrobats, The House of Mirrors – and even a psychic, with a beautiful wagon all her own.

Following Baxter/Barbara Kerley

Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

Eleven-year-old Jordie Marie Wallace has been waiting forever for someone to move in next door, so she is thrilled when Professor Reece arrives: she has a laboratory in her basement and an extraordinary dog named Baxter—who seems to understand everything Jordie says.
Jordie and her younger brother T.J. begin walking Baxter and helping Professor Reese in the lab. But being lab assistants ends up being more than Jordie and T.J. bargained for and leads them to a secret neither of them expected.

Max Einstein: the genius experiment/ James Patterson

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019 by Susan Rowe, Library Director
Max Einstein is not your typical genius. She…
—-Hacks the computer system at NYU to attend classes
—-Builds inventions to help the homeless
—-And talks to Albert Einstein! (Okay that’s just in her imagination)

But everything changes when Max is recruited by a mysterious organization! Their mission: solve some of the world’s toughest problems using science.

Diary of a wimpy kid: the meltdown/ Jeff Kinney

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 by Susan Rowe, Library Director

When snow shuts down Greg Heffley’s middle school, his neighborhood transforms into a wintry battlefield. Rival groups fight over territory, build massive snow forts, and stage epic snowball fights. And in the crosshairs are Greg and his trusty best friend, Rowley Jefferson.